Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Pointing and tripping the shutter (shooting)
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 14:32:20 -0700
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George Lottermoser wrote:
> (Dave Jenkins)6/29/012:23 PM
> > I believe the most important quality in a photograph is
> > the quality of its content. I use 35mm because it helps me do a
> better
> > job of capturing the content I care about -- life as it
> happens.
> Couldn't agree more. However, I have a great deal of respect for
> folks like Paul Strand, and Weegee who captured "life as it
> happens" with a large format that produces a different and unique
> aesthetic in the final product, the print. Not better than. And
> certainly not worse than. Just different. And variety remains the
> spice.
> George

Show us the stuff you didn't like with the 4x5 and the stuff you now take with
the 35 that's better!

Mark Rabiner

Portland, Oregon

In reply to: Message from George Lottermoser <> (Re: [Leica] Pointing and tripping the shutter (shooting))